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terror

terror(
tehr
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uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fear)
a. el terror
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The terror of the situation immobilized her.El terror de la situación la inmovilizó.
b. el pánico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Confusion ensued during the evacuation due to the terror of the explosion.Una confusión se sucedió durante la evacuación debido al pánico de la explosión.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(troublesome person)
a. el diablillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My grandson is a little terror and does not listen to anyone.Mi nieto es un diablillo y no le hace caso a nadie.
b. el peligro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Janet is a terror on the road and has had many accidents.Janet es un peligro en la carretera y ha tenido muchos accidentes.
3. (violence)
a. la violencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The new regime is using terror to control the populace.El nuevo régimen está utilizando la violencia para controlar a la población.
b. el terrorismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The government actively fights against terror through surveillance measures.El gobierno lucha activamente contra el terrorismo a través de medidas de vigilancia.
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terror
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fear)
a. el terror
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
a reign of terrorun imperio del terror
2. (colloquial)
a.
that child is a terrorese niño es un demonio or diablo
terror [ˈterəʳ]
noun
1 (fear) terror (m)
to live in terror vivir en el terror; to live in terror of sth vivir aterrorizado por algo; he went or was in terror of his life temía por su vida; temía ser asesinado; I have a terror of bats tengo horror a los murciélagos; he had a terror of flying le daba miedo volar; the headmistress holds no terrors for me la directora no me infunde miedo a mí; to sow terror everywhere sembrar el terror por todas partes
2 (person, child)
she's a terror on the roads es un peligro conduciendo; you little terror! ¡eres un diablillo! (informal)
modifier
terror attack (n) atentado (m) (terrorista)
terror campaign (n) campaña (f) de terror
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